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Turnover : 87 millions
Number of containers or TEUs : 52 170 TEUs
Rolling and Conventional : 18 580 linear metres
Number of cases handled per year : 31 820 cases
Number of clients : 3 056 clients
Air tonnage : 1 925 tonnes
Workforce : 250
Number of agencies : 19

Insurance coverage :

  • Customs and Excise Bond : EUR 255,000
  • Contractual Liability (per occurrence, damage) / EUR 1,000,000 per event
  • Customs liability coverage (per event) / EUR 500,000 per event, and a maximum for EUR 1,000,000 per year
  • Civil liability (per event): EUR 6,100.000

Founded in 1948, CENTRIMEX is headed by Messrs Raymond and Philippe Haddad, from their head office in Vitrolles (France) - close to the ports of Marseille / Fos-sur-Mer and the airport of Marignane.

An International freight forwarder and a licenced customs and warehouse operator, CENTRIMEX operates throughout Western Europe from its agencies in Marseille, Rouen, Le Havre, Paris (CDG), Antwerp and Genoa.

Traditionally CENTRIMEX is a specialist in business with Africa - Western Africa, Central and Sub-Saharan Africa, the Maghreb and South Africa. To assist its clients, CENTRIMEX has set up its own network of subsidiaries and offices in Africa, in: Dakar (Sénégal), Abidjan (Côte d’Ivoire), Libreville (Gabon), Douala (Cameroon), Bamako (Mali), Lomé (Togo), Cotonou (Bénin), Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso), Pointe Noire (Congo), Cape Town (South Africa), Nouakchott (Mauritania), Accra (Ghana).

Whether dealing with maritime transport, air transport, FCL containers or consolidation, custom containers, rolling stock, dangerous goods, oversized loads, personal effects, CENTRIMEX offers a range of services tailored to each client, loader, industrial contractor or distributor.

In the 21th century, CENTRIMEX has continued and strengthened its development to and from the new worlds. The 2006 creation of CENTRIMEX Shanghai brings unique expertise to flow management from Asia to Africa, and important knowhow for many specialized exports routes from Europe to Africa, such as timber exports to China.

The flow control between the so-called "South", the diversification of supplies in Africa, with specialist streams to new world countries such as India, Southeast Asia, the Near and Middle East, South America, etc. ... , are the future challenges for the men and women who work for CENTRIMEX.




CENTRIMEX - 33 boulevard de l'Europe - 13744 Vitrolles - Tél. 04 42 15 98 20 - Fax 04 42 15 98 21 - email : contact@centrimex.com